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Cocktail of Weather Events Could Result in Epidemic Thunderstorm Asthma Event

November 10, 2022 8:59 am in by
Hayfever
 
 
A mix of thunderstorms, extreme pollen levels forecast and strong winds could potentially impact hayfever and asthma sufferers in central and northern Victoria. 
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Vic Emergency says there’s a moderate risk of a thunderstorm asthma event in central and north-central Victoria in the coming couple of two days.
 
The north-central region includes Maryborough, Castlemaine and Maldon. 
 
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Meanwhile, a high risk of thunderstorm asthma is forecast in the Wimmera on Thursday.
 
Officials say sufferers should carry medication, their asthma relief puffers and stay inside before and during the storms.
 
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